NUMBER OF PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES
Nebraska - 1972 to 2016  
  Number of As % of  9th Grade Mem- As % of  Fall 12th
Year Graduates bership 3 Years Previous Grade Membership
1971-72 24,814 85.8 95.9
1972-73 25,128 87.0 97.3
1973-74 24,792 86.4 96.8
1974-75 24,963 84.4 95.3
1975-76 24,792 84.2 96.5
1976-77 25,561 84.2 95.8
1977-78 25,688 84.1 95.2
1978-79 25,652 82.7 94.5
1979-80 24,803 81.7 95.7
1980-81 23,979 81.6 94.0
1981-82 23,516 84.1 95.1
1982-83 22,197 83.6 95.3
1983-84 20,808 86.2 94.4
1984-85 20,202 86.1 93.4
1985-86 19,814 86.7 94.5
1986-87 20,143 85.9 93.8
1987-88 20,396 85.6 93.3
1988-89 20,593 85.6 93.6
1989-90 19,475 85.3 92.5
1990-91 18,272 86.3 93.7
1991-92 18,849 87.0 94.5
1992-93 19,358 86.8 92.9
1993-94 19,030 86.0 93.5
1994-95 19,864 84.9 94.5
1995-96 19,643 82.6 93.1
1996-97 20,222 81.3 92.9
1997-98 21,528 83.7 93.8
1998-99 22,635 86.0 95.7
1999-00 21,917 82.8 95.6
2000-01 21,300 78.9 93.7
2001-02 21,534 78.4 92.8
2002-03 21,838 85.2 NA
2003-04 21,624 87.6 NA
2004-05 21,522 88.0 NA
2005-06 18,918 88.0 NA
2006-07 18,951 89.2 NA
2007-08 19,987 89.7 NA
2008-09 19,401 89.9 NA
2009-10 19,293 90.0 NA
2010-11 20,313 90.0 NA
2011-12 20,379 91.0 NA
2012-13 20,326 91.0 NA
2013-14 20,359 90.0 NA
2014-15 20,281 NA NA
2015-16 20,562 NA NA
Source:  Nebraska Department of Education, Statistics and Facts About Nebraska
Schools, 2016
Last Updated: 06/29/17
by Nebraska Databook
Email: michael.lundeen@nebraska.gov